Welcome

Welcome to the official Long Valley Fire Company website! The Long Valley Fire Company is part of the Washington Township Fire Department and has been serving the Washington Township community since 1911. The Long Valley Fire Company was incorporated in 1921 and is a life saving/property conserving organization that has over 100 years of emergency experience in our community. The department covers an area of approximately forty-four square miles and functions at the direction and responsibility of the Fire Chief, and is dedicated to services of fire administration, fire prevention, public education/information, training, and suppression.

Early Morning Brush Fire

Posted on May 25, 2015

During Memorial Day Weekend, Long Valley Fire was dispatched during the early morning to a brush fire on Scenic Falls Road. Long Valley Engine 1-1 arrived first on scene and updated county that a wire fire had caused a brush fire below the pole. Fire crews extinguished the small brush fire and remained on scene for approximately 2 hours. The utility company and Long Valley Engine 1-2 also responded to the location.

Bartley Road Car Crash

Posted on May 24, 2015

Early in the morning on May 22, Long Valley Fire, Long Valley EMS and the Long Valley EMS Rescue Squad were dispatched to the area of Bartley Road and Elizabeth Lane for a one car motor vehicle crash versus a tree. Long Valley Engine 1-1 arrived on scene and assisted EMS with the patient and provided clean up.

Long Valley Middle School Evacuated

Posted on May 16, 2015

May 15th, Washington Township Fire Companies were dispatched to the Long Valley Middle school for a Gas Leak. The middle school was evacuated as fire crews arrived on scene. Crews found no source nor trace of gas in the building and neither did the gas company. Classes resumed shortly after crews confirmed there was no gas.

Red Flag Day Brush Fire

Posted on April 30, 2015

During a Red Flag Warning day on April 28, Washington Township Fire Companies got dispatched to the area of Flintlock Drive and Parker Road for heavy smoke in the area. Fairmount Fire units and Long Valley Fire units responded to the area and found a brush fire in the back of a homeowner’s yard. The fire engulfed a small portion of a jungle gym and some fire wood and was contained to a 50 foot by 50 foot area.

Tri-County And Washington Township Brush Fire

Posted on April 18, 2015

Early in the morning on April 15, Washington Township Fire companies as well as the Tri-County Fire Company (Mansfield) were dispatched to 9 River Road for a Brush Fire. Tri-County Fire units were the first on scene followed by Long Valley Engine 1-1 and then Schooleys Mountain Engine 3-2. The fire was contained to a 30 foot by 5 foot area and crews left within an hour.

Batley Road Rollover

Posted on April 12, 2015

At dinner time on April 9, Long Valley Fire, Long Valley EMS and the Long Valley EMS Rescue Squad were dispatched to the area of 212 Bartley Road for a 2 car motor vehicle accident. Long Valley Engine 1-1 and Cascade 1-3 arrived on scene and crews assisted EMS with patient care. Fire crews cleaned up debris and contained minor fuel spills from both vehicles. All units cleared the scene within an hour and a half.

Garbage Truck Catches Fire On Old Farmers

Posted on April 11, 2015

At 8:44am on April 2, Washington Township Fire Companies were dispatched to 51 Old Farmers Road for the report of a garbage truck on fire. Long Valley Engine 1-1 arrived on scene and quickly began knocking down the fire. Fairmount Engine 2-1 and Long Valley Engine 1-2 arrived shortly after and connected to the hydrant and assisted Engine 1-1’s crew in extinguishing the fire. No injuries occurred and units remained on scene for approximately three hours.

Long Valley Assists Fairmount With Car Fire

Posted on March 20, 2015

A little after 3pm on March 14, the Fairmount Fire Company was dispatched to 31 Sierra Drive for the report of a car fire. The first officer on scene advised all responding units and the Morris County Communications Center that the vehicle was fully involved and close to the home. Fairmount requested one engine from Long Valley to assist with extinguishing the fire. No injuries occurred and crews were able to contain the fire to only the vehicle. 

LVFC Opens Its Doors To The Preschoolers

Posted on March 14, 2015

On Thursday and Friday (March 12/ 13), the Long Valley Fire Company opened its doors to local preschoolers for fire education and safety. They were taught the proper fire safety for around their home and overall safety. The preschoolers also paid very close attention to the firefighters, the equipment, fire trucks, and had fun while doing it. Below is a link to the video on Thursday or go to our Videos page to view the video.

Animal Rescue On Bartley Road

Posted on March 9, 2015

On Monday morning, the Long Valley Fire Company was requested to 679 Bartley Road for an animal rescue involving a horse stuck in a gully. Firefighters arrived on scene and utilized a tarp, a length of hose, and ropes to safely get the horse out of the gully. Shortly after, the horse was brought to safety and uninjured.

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